Linked by Howard Fosdick on Fri 23rd Nov 2012 14:03 UTC
In the News Hard to believe, but articles are popping up at business websites claiming that venerable Hewlett-Packard may fail. In their most recent fiasco, HP wrote off a loss of $8.8 of their $11.1 US billion acquisition of Autonomy and have alleged fraud in the deal. Revenue is down 7% from a year ago and the stock has hit a 10-year low. The company is laying off 27K employees but that may not be enough. Some speculate HP might be broken up into parts with buy-outs involved. This article from last May offers a good in-depth analysis of how all these problems came to pass.
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RE[4]: Poor Support or Product
by Soulbender on Sat 24th Nov 2012 02:27 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Poor Support or Product"
Soulbender
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2005-08-18

Eh... so does an Ethernet-connected printer



Very few people actually want to wire their whole house for Ethernet.

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